Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Huron County/One vehicle fatal crash on Monday

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Huron County.

According to the highway patrol, a Ford F-150 travelled down an embankment where it became engulfed in flames.

The crash occurred on Townline Road 187 in Greenwich.

The driver has not yet been identified.

 

Sandusky County/Not guilty plea from accused rapist

A man from Fremont has pled not guilty to rape charges involving a high school student.

The charges against 28-year-old Kayree Jeffrey are in connection with an investigation that began last May following a high school staff member telling police that one of their students was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey.

His trial is set for October.

 

State News/Urgent call for blood donors

The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for eligible blood donors.

The agency says that due to the busy 4th of July holiday week, they are down 15-thousand donations.

 

Huron County/Grain handler pleads guilty to stealing more than $3 million

A Huron County man has pled guilty to multiple charges related to the theft of more than $3 million in grain from 35 Ohio farmers.

Authorities say 79-year-old Richard Schwan of Monroeville, the operator of Schwan Grain, sold more than $3 million in grain for farmers, but deliberately failed to pay the victims their shares of the profits.

As part of a plea agreement, Schwan must pay $3.2 million in restitution prior to his sentencing in August.

 

Ottawa County/Benton-Carroll Salem Schools levy

School board members at Benton-Carroll-Salem have agreed to again place a one-percent income tax levy on the November ballot.

School officials say the levy would generate close to $2 million for daily operations, if approved.

The levy was rejected by just 50 votes in May.

 

Erie County/Margaretta football stadium renovations

Renovations and improvements are coming to Margaretta Schools’ football stadium.

High winds last November knocked the visitor’s bleachers off their foundation and ripped off the roof of the press box.

Superintendent Dennis Mock hopes that the renovations, which include new bleachers on both sides of the field and a new press box, will be in place by the first football game at the end of August.

 

Erie County/Perkins Township Police hosting women’s self-defense class

Perkins Township Police are playing host to a woman’s self-defense workshop next month.

It will take place August 2nd from 6:00 to 9:00 pm with limited spots available.

If interested, you’re asked to contact Police Chief Robb Parthemore.

 

Huron County/Cleveland Road paving project going on in Norwalk

Road work continues this week in Norwalk…

The city says lane closures and delays are expected as crews pave Cleveland Road.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, JULY 10TH, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

 

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 82.

 

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 84.